Wilma R. Dowil (NEE Rinne), 88, of Washington, passed away on July 21, 2018 at Mercy Hospital in Washington. Wilma was the daughter of the late Otto H. Rinne and wife Amanda (NEE Kettlehaun). She was born on October 21, 1929 in Beemont, Missouri. Wilma attended school in Beemont and later moved to the Washington Public Schools. On January 18, 1947 she married her husband Leo Dowil at St. Peter’s United Church of Christ in Washington.
Wilma was preceded in death by her parents; Otto and Amanda Rinne, her husband, Leo Dowil; an infant son, Donald Ray Dowil; daughter, Barbara Ebker, and three sisters.
Wilma is survived by her children; Roger Dowil and wife Ruth of Washington and Karen Houchins and husband Richard of Dutzow, 6 grandchildren; Rob Dowil and wife Jenny, Steve Dowil and wife Becky, Donna Houchins, Dan Houchins and wife Jenn, Nancy Pope and husband Josh, and Laurie Ebker; 9 Great Grandchildren; Caleb, Hannah, Emma, and Isaac Pope, Jonathan, Natalie, and Melanie Dowil, and Samuel and Levi Houchins; son-in-law, Ervin Ebker of Marthasville, and many friends. A visitation will be held on Sunday,July 22, 2018 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Nieburg-Vitt Funeral Home. The Funeral Service will be on Monday July 23, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at St. Peter’s UCC in Washington. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Memorials may be made to the St. Peter’s Church Atrium Fund. Arrangements in care of Nieburg-Vitt Funeral Home in Washington.